Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, killing at least 22, official says

Nearly two dozen people — including a child — were killed when a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending several vehicles plunging to the ground as rescuers desperately searched for survivors. Italian transport official… Continue Reading

Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, killing at least 11, reports say

At least 11 people — including a child — were reportedly killed when a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending several vehicles plunging to the ground as rescuers desperately searched for survivors. Italian news… Continue Reading

Abbot’s murder in desert monastery shocks Egypt’s Christians

CAIRO –  It reads like a murder mystery set in an exotic locale: an abbot found dead in a desert monastery; a monk defrocked and arrested; another held by police and hospitalized after trying to kill himself — or did… Continue Reading

UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  The United Arab Emirates on Monday said it was actively fighting al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon… Continue Reading